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City of San Luis

Posted on: April 30, 2020

City of San Luis Extends Emergency Order


San Luis, Arizona – This afternoon at 6:18 p.m., Mayor Gerardo Sanchez signed an emergency order supplementing the stay home orders by allowing partial re-opening of retail businesses with the restrictions in place by Arizona Governor’s Executive Order No. 2020-33.

Governor Doug Ducey’s Executive Order No. 2020-33 amends the Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected order, and calls for a voluntary partial opening of retail businesses for curbside pick-up, delivery, and appointment-based services starting Monday, May 4, 2020. By Friday, May 8, 2020, non-essential retail in-person operations will partially reopen with the implementation of social distancing and sanitation measures put in place by the United States Department of Labor (DOR), the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Which includes but does not limit to strict physical distancing requirements, reduction of capacity at each location, comprehensive sanitation protocols, and closure of all fitting rooms in clothing stores.

The City of San Luis continues to work alongside Yuma County Health Department, Yuma Regional Medical Center, state and federal agencies to ensure the safety and healthy well-being of all residents. Currently in Yuma County, there are 89 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

“First and foremost the health of our community comes first. It is important to continue to practice and adapt our day-to-day lives to all the guidelines and regulations set in place by the CDC,” stated Mayor Gerardo Sanchez. “While the Governor may be trying to reopen our economy, it is important to do so in a safe and consistent manner,” he added.

All further City of San Luis updates will be made and posted on the official City of San Luis website at and on the City of San Luis’ official social media handles (@SanLuisAZGov) i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, LinkedIn.

To view Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s Executive Order 2020-33 and Mayor Gerardo Sanchez’s proclamation, click here.

To view the video message from Mayor Gerardo Sanchez, click here.

For more information about this topic, or to schedule a meeting with the City of San Luis Public Affairs Office, please call us (928) 341-8520 or email us at

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